Wednesday 28th May – Wednesday of the 6th week of Easter
Reflection: John 16: 12-15
THE POWER OF TRUTH
Dear friend, I hope you are expectant of the coming of the Holy Spirit as this year’s Feast of Pentecost draws near? There is always an encounter with the Spirit of Truth at each Pentecost. As a youth, you are most in need of the revealed truth of God in your life. Scripture says today, “But when the Spirit of truth comes, he will lead you to the complete truth.” (John 16:13).
One of the principal functions of the Holy Spirit in our lives is to give us divine revelation. Why do we need divine revelation? It is simply because there is so much information that you cannot gather by mere human knowledge – the wisdom of man. Hence, there is need for divine revelation in knowing the things of God. One important truth you must know is that ‘revelation is a booster of faith’. When a thing is revealed to you, you gain an immeasurable understanding of that thing. Hence there is no room for any form of doubt over that matter.
So, today be bold to ask your father in heaven for revelation in any area of your faith and life. He will surely answer you. Just ask with expectation and be sensitive to the answer He brings. He is faithful.
Prayer: Father, give unto me the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of you this day. Amen.
KNOW YOUR FAITH: YOUCAT 453 – What does our relationship with the truth have to do with God?
Living in respect for the truth means not only being true to oneself. More precisely it means being truthful. Being true to God, for he is the source of all truth. We find the truth God about and about all of reality quite directly in Jesus, who is “the way, and the truth, and the life” (Jn. 14:6) [CCC 2465-2470, 2505].
HIDE A TREASURE: “And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free” John 8:32 RSV-CE
Readings for today: Acts 17: 15, 22 – 18:1; Psalm 148:1-2, 11-14; John 16:12-15.